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 256 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/about-us/safe-staffing/. The "Ward Level Breakdown" links on the righthand side are incorrect.

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
Ward level breakdown

% 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
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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 659 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 412 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 95 responses. 2906 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 95 responses. 2906 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

Knee replacement

I had a knee replacement operation and I have been impressed by the staff. Hospital staff and the Bridging team very professional and fr...

18 December 2014

TURP operation

On the evening of 13th August 2014 I was admitted as a emergency to the Redwood ward with acute kidney injury secondary to urinary retent...

9 December 2014

I can see clearly!

There was no option for Opthalmology hence placing this review under general surgery. I was referred to the Moorfields outreach clinic...

8 December 2014

Terrible experience trying to get my son seen by someone

The process for getting a referral to the pediatric services at this hospital/health service are extraordinarily unclear. Initial genera...

4 December 2014

A and E department

I was sent to the A and E department at Darent Valley from Gravesend on Wednesday November 26th, after an elderly lady I was accompanyin...

29 November 2014

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Last updated on 13 November 2014.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust