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 229 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)

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

% 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 score: Inpatient

70 from 507 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

80

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

willow ward

My seven month grandson spent two nights in Willow ward. I have to say I was extremely surprised at how wonderful his care was. From tri...

14 September 2014

gynae

I had a good experience on a visit for a hysteroscopy, the Consultant's understudy performed it with care and efficiency and the nurse w...

12 September 2014

Terminal cancer and still not seen oncologist?!

My mother was diagnosed with terminal cancer at DV. She was sent home with paracetamol and a phone number for the specialist nurse. She w...

6 September 2014

urology team during day care centre

I have had problems since having a Tran rectal ultrasound with a 12 needle biosy of the prostate. Went to a&e and was treated for Sepsis....

6 September 2014

ct scan

docter said they will requset a ct scan and failed to do so.

5 September 2014

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Last updated on 16 July 2014.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust