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 214 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.

 

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)

98% 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)

97% 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)

97% 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)

96% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% of patients who have been hurt in a fall in the last 3 days

0.62% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

% of patients being treated for a bed sore (pressure ulcer)

6.82% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

73 from 447 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience
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Friends and Family Test score: A&E

77 from 412 responses - Scores can range from -100 to +100. The higher the score, the better reported patient experience

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

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

Latest reviews of this hospital

They all went that little bit extra to help

The doctor and his A&E team incredible all the way down to the tea lady, my mum was treated with care, attention, respect and empathy, ph...

19 August 2014

The care of my sister Hazel

My sister Hazel had been battling cancer for a year and was on palliative care for several months,she was brought into Darent Valley hosp...

4 August 2014

The surgeon and his team

I was operated on for prostate cancer on 23rd June 2014. I cannot praise this surgeon enough, not only as a surgeon but, as a kind and c...

3 August 2014

A&E Dept & Medical Short Stay Ward

i would like to thank the A&E staff who helped me on the afternoon of 30/07/2014 which also continued into the med short stay ward,...

1 August 2014

Hospital fails to control ward temperatures

I have recently been treated in CDU and on Linden ward during the recent hot weather. It was unbelievably hot and for people like myself ...

25 July 2014

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Last updated on 16 July 2014.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust