Darent Valley Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 319 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)

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)

95% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% 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

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

96% 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

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 566 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

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 327 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

Exceptional care by the respiratory teams

I cannot thank the staff enough for the exceptional care I received by darenth valley for my acute asthma attack. From a&e, to ITU, o...

10 February 2016

Admission in Rowan Ward

The medical care and services I received was great and the team aided with my recovery after surgery.

7 February 2016

Care of my elderly Mum who had stopped breathing

My Mum arrived by ambulance at A and E on Wednesday night. We were eating supper in a local pub and she became unwell. The A and E dept...

6 February 2016

Excellent service

Had a planned cesarean! Everybody was really helpful and professional throughout. Stayed in hospital 3days and had plenty of support from...

1 February 2016

Amazing care and staff

Unfortunately my much wanted pregnancy ended in a stillbirth so emotions were/are very high. The care I received from the staff in the d...

21 January 2016

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Last updated on 25 January 2016.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust