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 299 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)

97% 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)

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

% 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

% 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

% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 587 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 129 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

96%staff recommend this hospital for care. 250 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 250 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 service

I have just been a patient at darent valley hospital, i was in for day surgery and things did not go as planned for me and i ended up hav...

29 June 2015

Attended a breast cancer appointment expecting to have an ultrasound and...

Attended a breast cancer appointment expecting to have an ultrasound and mammogram as they were well overdue. The appointment was only ...

29 June 2015

Ultrasound Gynecology Unit

My experience during my past scan was far from being a pleasant experience. It all started with the bored sonographer who seemed to me mo...

23 June 2015

Good hospital

Went to a&e seen quickly and was send to another part of hospital happy with advice and treatment .

21 June 2015

Very happy

Every time my family or myself have been to Darent valley hospital we have had top treatment I would recommend this hospital to anyone, t...

20 June 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust