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 272 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)

94% 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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 257 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 126 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%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

Excellent service at the Childrens Resource Centre

I took my Granddaughter to the Childrens Resource Centre on Friday 20 March. The Centre was extremely busy. The service we received - f...

24 March 2015

Compassionate care

I cannot fault the fantastic care I received from all members of staff at Darent. I was admitted through A&E after contacting the 1...

22 March 2015

Poor communication between hopsitals

Having been treated for hypothyroidism for a few months, I had an ultrasound at Fawkham Manor hospital two weeks ago and told that there ...

17 March 2015

Happy with my care

i attended darenth valley hospital to have a procedure done i was very nervous and i was very pleased with the staff they made me feel ve...

17 March 2015

Disappointed on A&E service

Dear Hospital, We have recently visited A&E department. Not that I can really complain on how long we needed to wait as this is normal...

17 March 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust