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 236 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)

94.31% 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)

93.90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97.51% 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)

97.40% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 844 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 59 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 98 responses. 3138 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 98 responses. 3138 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 836 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

Exceptional care

I would like to give positive feedback on my recent stay at DVH, Oak Ward. My care was exceptional, I was kept informed. Staff were respo...

10 October 2017

STU 67

On the 26 of September 2017 I attended Sunderland ward day unit at Medway Hospital ENT. I can honestly say that the care I received on th...

7 October 2017

A&E and cardiology ward

I tripped while running on Tuesday morning and an ambulance was called. The ambulance arrived quickly and the medics were very helpful an...

5 October 2017

Radical prostectomy

Please pass on my grateful thanks to the doctor and consultants and nursing staff for all there care during this difficult time for my...

29 September 2017

hospital stay on rowan ward

I was on rowan ward and had major surgery on 10th sept, I would just like to say a very big thank you to all the members of staff includi...

28 September 2017

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Last updated on 10 August 2017.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust