Darent Valley Hospital

01322 428100 Darenth Wood Road , Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA
http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 250 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital opened in September 2000, has approximately 463 inpatient beds, serves a growing population of around 340,000 and specialties that include day-care surgery, general surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, cardiology, maternity and general medicine. 

It is a modern hospital in Kent offering professional care, exceptional quality.  

Darent Valley Hospital offers 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

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)

92% 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

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 894 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

90%Patients recommend this hospital. 94 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 251 responses. 3060 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 251 responses. 3060 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 610 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

PAU

The staff think they're running a social club. There is no communication with the people waiting, with regards to waiting times. After 4 ...

24 May 2017

Double Hip Replacement

From me to Trauma & Orthopaedics Consultant, supporting double hip replacements. Take the advice of one who's done it Don't do it tw...

24 May 2017

Very good experience in A&E Department

On Sunday may14th I was kicked in the stomach by a horse and taken to A&E . Athe triage nurse assessed me as a priority due to concer...

18 May 2017

Extremely impressed !!

Had a very unpleasant but necessary procedure done at DVH. The staff in the Acer Unit were absolutely fantastic. Every single one of th...

18 May 2017

Gastroscopy

I came in for a gastroscopy procedure on Saturday 13th May not really knowing what was going to happen. I just wanted to say how impre...

15 May 2017

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Last updated on 24 May 2016.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust