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 279 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. 

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 inspection ratings

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

95% 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)

95% 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

0.22% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

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

3.81% - Based on a monthly spot check survey of patients on the ward

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 291 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 90 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85%staff recommend this hospital for care. 95 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 95 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

Fantastic support and care from Midwives

I would love to say a massive thank you to all the staff in the maternity unit for delivering our wonderful baby boy! All the midwives tr...

24 April 2015

Appalling!

Having waited 40 minutes past my appointment time in a dingy corridoor (and spending £40 on taxi fares!!) to see the vascular 'expert', I...

23 April 2015

treatment in A/E

My treatment inA/E was 1st class from every one from the receptionest,nurses.doctor and x ray dept a specialist nurse came to see me from...

22 April 2015

87 year old father in A&E on a bank holiday.

I would like to register my thanks and admiration for the wonderful staff working in A&E at Darent Valley Hospital on the afternoon and e...

21 April 2015

Care & treatment at Daren't Valley Hospital

I took my wife to Daren't Valley A&E on Saturday 04/04/15 because she was suffering from an excruciating headache. She as recently been d...

9 April 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust