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 232 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)

95.24% 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)

92.01% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

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

97.40% 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)

97.19% 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. 576 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 143 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

90%staff recommend this hospital for care. 98 responses. 3138 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

78%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 98 responses. 3138 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 482 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

Excellent NHS Hospital

My 8 year old son had a small operation at this hospital today. The staff in Willow Ward and in theatre were fabulous. This is an outst...

13 November 2017

Excellent care

My son was admitted to A&E last night with severe food poisoning. The receptionist to the nursing staff to the doctor were all lovely...

13 November 2017

mixed feelings - amazing start with horrible end!

I gave birth to my son on 27/10. It all started so well! They even organised a tour and showed us their delivery suits, which was great! ...

4 November 2017

Hypocritical claims

I went to the hospital in the middle of the night because my little one was struggling to breathe. I could see her lungs wheezing for ai...

25 October 2017

A hospital we can be proud of

Over the last five years i have had to attend Darent Valley Hospital for broken wrist, breast cancer, replacement knee and heart problems...

18 October 2017

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Last updated on 10 August 2017.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust