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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 306 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)

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)

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)

98% 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. 813 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 197 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 286 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

83%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 286 responses

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 231 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

Thank you A & E and short stay team

Thank you to all the staff in A& E and short stay - all very professional and provided a great level of service and care to my Mum. D...

28 August 2015

Children's a&e and willow ward

After an unexpected visit to children's A&E department yesterday I just wanted to thank everyone for the fantastic treatment we received ...

27 August 2015

Respect patients with privacy and consideration

The changes which have been made for the A&E department there are good and bad points, for example the privacy of seeing a doctor or nu...

25 August 2015

Rheumatology

After waiting 6 months for an appointment I was sent for various tests and scans, then wrongly diagnosed and told to wait 3 to 6 months f...

20 August 2015

Amazing service from all staff!

Me are my partner recently attended the ante natal department, delivery suite and aspen ward for the birth of our baby daughter. We could...

19 August 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust