Darent Valley Hospital

01322 428100 Darenth Wood Road , Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA
http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 242 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital opened in September 2000, has approximately 463 inpatient beds, serves a growing population of around 340,000 and specialties that include day-care surgery, general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiology, maternity and general medicine. 

Darent Valley Hospital offers an extensive range of acute, mainly hospital-based services, to the people of Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley, Bexley and neighbouring districts across south east London and Kent. It offers patients the latest technology for their treatment in safe, comfortable and clean surroundings.

The hospital's team of around 3000 professional and friendly staff provide care for patients across a full range of day-patient, in-patient and out-patient care. 

Contact details, map and directions

Darent Valley Hospital

Tel: 01322 428100

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA

Website: http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

Email: dgn-tr.enquiries@nhs.net

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Departments and services

Please read about our services and consultants. We have many additional services listed on our website at www.dvh.nhs.uk.

To search for a specific treatment, use our full list of departments

Quality of service at Darent Valley Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

% of registered nurse day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

96.90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94.51% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

97.54% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of Unregistered care staff night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

97.04% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 783 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 208 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89staff recommend this hospital for care. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 1399 responses.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Amazing orthopaedic team and wound care

People are very quick to slate darent valley including myself about treatment and waiting times but my dad had recently received amazing ...

16 August 2017

Poor communication and lack of understanding

In most cases, patients would normally be able to ask the doctors questions about their condition and treatment and relay the information...

14 August 2017

Careless staff

First wrong appointment and went two times then swab taken not appear on their system. For small surgery I visited three times still no...

9 August 2017

Excellent

My 18 month Son was admitted for 4 days and I cannot say thank you enough to the nurses that took care of him, they were help, very polit...

9 August 2017

Physiotherapy department

Just wanted to say I was so impressed with the Physiotherapy department during my treatment. The member of staff was so patient, caring a...

2 August 2017

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Last updated on 10 August 2017.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust