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 270 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)

97% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met
Ward level breakdown

% 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
Ward level breakdown

% 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
Ward level breakdown

% 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
Ward level breakdown

% 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

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 350 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 272 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

85% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to be treated. 95 responses. 2906 staff work at this organisation.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

86% of staff would recommend this organisation as a place to work. 95 responses. 2906 staff work at this trust.

Some services at this hospital are provided by other trusts. See the full list of departments for more information.

Latest reviews of this hospital

Excellent care

I was sent to the A & E dept a couple of weeks ago by my gp due to a torn calf muscle, unfortunately there is building work going on ...

26 February 2015

Surgery on 29th September 2014

I write this letter to express my sincere gratitude to all the member of staff of Darent Valley Hospital right from the surgeons to the c...

25 February 2015

Spruce ward

My daughter was discharged from spruce ward today after an 8 day stay. My daughter is only 21 and has had serious neurological problems m...

24 February 2015

Fantastic care.

Thank you to all the staff who took such wonderful care with my mother who was brought into A&E last night when she was fighting for ...

18 February 2015

Elderly care

My elderly aunt recently spent 6 weeks in maple ward suffering a broken wrist and hip .she was afraid and very frail and we were very wor...

14 February 2015

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Last updated on 05 January 2015.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust