Darent Valley Hospital

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

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 240 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. 

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 around 3000 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

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA

Website: http://www.dvh.nhs.uk

Email: dgn-tr.enquiries@nhs.net

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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)

94.31% 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)

93.90% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

% of registered nurse night hours filled as planned (Hospital)

97.51% 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)

97.40% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

99%Patients recommend this hospital. 844 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 59 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

89staff recommend this hospital for care. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

76staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 54 responses. 3140 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

95%Patients recommend this hospital. 836 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

Maternity services

Even though I live on the other side of Dartford bridge, I chose to give a birth in this hospital as heard good reviews from my friends. ...

23 September 2017

Prostate Template Biopsy ? No problem.

Spent an enjoyable day, 19 09 17, at DVH having this procedure. Wonderful staff, who gave me great attention and help. The timing of my s...

21 September 2017

Wonderful Service

My husband was admitted to A & E on 25th August...I only have praise for the treatment that he received, he was then transferred to L...

16 September 2017

My Treatment between February 2016 and September 2017

I would like to thank the whole team of consultants and health care staff who have treated me over the last 18 months. In my experience t...

15 September 2017

12 week scan

Both my partner and I attended our 12 week scan, we were really excited and upbeat this is our first baby and it should have been an amaz...

14 September 2017

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Last updated on 10 August 2017.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust