Darent Valley Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 240 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital is a modern hospital in Kent offering professional care, exceptional quality. It provides 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 over 2000 professional and friendly staff provide care for patients across a full range of day-patient, in-patient and out-patient care. 

Our Safe Staffing data is available on our website via this link:  http://www.dvh.nhs.uk/safestaffing

Contact details, map and directions

Darent Valley Hospital

Tel: 01322 428100   Fax: 01322 428259

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

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

Email: generalenquiries@dvh.nhs.uk

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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 national standards

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

99% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

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

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

Friends and Family Test : Inpatient

95%Patients who would recommend this hospital as a place to be treated. 365 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

93%Patients recommend this hospital. 549 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

93% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 118 responses. 2889 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 115 responses. 2889 staff work at this trust.

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

Thank you

I had my first baby at DVH last month and could not fault the staff. We were treated with kindness and respect throughout our stay. Our s...

21 October 2014

Broken Wrist

I took my 9 year old Son to Children's A and E on the 15th October '14 with a broken wrist. Unfortunately he had only come out of plaster...

20 October 2014

Ebony Ward.

My wife had been on ebony ward for about 5 days and was bought home by ambulance when I noticed that she was sodden with urine and faeces...

20 October 2014

maternity review

2 wonderful midwives (1 student who was fab and a senior midwife) delivered my baby girl the morning of the 31st of august, so my review ...

18 October 2014

Extremely disappointing

My wife took my 16 month old son to the A&E when he walking with a limp. He was given some paracetamol and ibuprofen because they sus...

3 October 2014

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Last updated on 18 September 2014.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust