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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 303 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)

98% 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)

99% 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. 713 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 289 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

Broken ankle - the care was amazing ....

I badly broke and dislocated my ankle. I was admitted to Maple Ward, had my own room, the nurses on the ward were fantastic. There I stay...

30 July 2015

Many thanks to the A & E staff at Darent Valley Hospital.

I would like to pass on my thanks to the staff who dealt with my dad during his attendance on Sunday 19th July 2015. I'm sorry we can't ...

28 July 2015

My stay and treatment

Felt well looked after by all staff,all so friendly whatever role they played,made me feel at ease which was necessary for me being my fi...

17 July 2015

Care of elderly patient - Jack Pitts

My father-in - law was taken to Linden Ward where he was looked after for seven weeks before he passed away.The treatment,care and consid...

11 July 2015

Gastroscopy

This week I had an Gastroscopy at DVH I was really pleased with the considerate way the staff treated me from my arrival in the unit. I ...

9 July 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust