Darent Valley Hospital

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

4 out of 5 stars

Based on 264 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

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)

92% 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. 1064 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 174 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

84%staff recommend this hospital for care. 193 responses. 3066 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 193 responses. 3066 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 983 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

Don't feel safe that I'm having my baby at dvh

My 1st visit to dvh was for an operation and I got treated like a queen the staff was amazing nothing was to much trouble and I felt at e...

21 January 2017

Suspected broken ankle

Went to A&E on 6/1/17 both nurses and doctors were so busy. We had a wait of 6 hours but can't say enough about the staff under all t...

19 January 2017

Thank you Juniper Ward for looking after my mum

Thank you to the doctors, nurses and support for their care of my mother who was in Juniper Ward for 2 months with advanced dementia. The...

18 January 2017

Thanks to everyone for their dedication

At a time when hospitals come under fire I think allot of people have forgotten what they have to do, as doctors, nurses and everyone inv...

16 January 2017

First baby and couldn't recommend this hospital enough

I gave birth to my first baby in the delivery suite on 31/12/2016. I cannot fault the care provided by the staff, my birthing experience ...

14 January 2017

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Last updated on 24 May 2016.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust