Darent Valley Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 296 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   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

% of Unregistered care staff day hours filled as planned (Hospital)

94% 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

% 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. 643 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

92%Patients recommend this hospital. 122 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89%staff recommend this hospital for care. 240 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

81%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 240 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 534 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

painful kidney stone

Visited A&E with painful kidney stone. The A&E staff, the receptionists, the nurses and doctors were supportive and very caring -...

2 May 2016

Experience of the Endoscopy Suite

I was admitted to the Endoscopy Suite at Darent Valley Hospital on 29th April 2016, and I would like to thank all the members of staff wi...

1 May 2016

I came along to the Chest clinic on Tuesday morning. I was greeted by a...

I came along to the Chest clinic on Tuesday morning. I was greeted by a friendly receptionist and then a very pleasant nurse. The nurse p...

28 April 2016

Been trying to contact department for 2 days. No one answers

Have been trying to contact the Gynaecology department for 2 days. Have a general enquiry in relation to an appointment I am going to be ...

25 April 2016

NHS at its best

It is an excellent hospital in every respect from cleanliness to care. In all departments all staff are helpful,caring and dedicated to t...

14 April 2016

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Last updated on 25 January 2016.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust