Darent Valley Hospital

01322 428100 Darenth Wood Road , Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 218 ratings for this hospital


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We are one of the largest hospital trusts in North Kent, with services at five hospital sites serving a local population of over 500,000 people. Our vision is to be an outstanding hospital Trust providing the best possible care for our patients that is safe, well-coordinated, in the right place and designed around the patient’s needs. Everything we do is guided by our vision and core Trust values.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement to deliver the best care as possible to our patients.  As our local populations are increasing, our services are undergoing a period of expansion and service development. We are continuously looking for ways to develop models of best practice as well as new ways of working to enhance and improve the services we offer to our local populations. 

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.

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Quality of service at Darent Valley Hospital

This hospital is managed by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Care Quality Commission inspection ratings

Requires Improvement
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Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 717 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 561 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 99 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

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

Latest reviews of this hospital


I would just like to mention a big thank you to two particular midwives from cedar ward for making my stay at the hospital of a week amaz...

7 December 2018

Admitted with chest discomfort

I attended A+E on the 20th of November with chest discomfort, and was triaged quickly, and assessed. Despite the day being very busy, wit...

29 November 2018

Very poor service at A&E

Referred to A&E from urgent care in Sidcup as my daughter had severe stomach pains and they suspected a burst ovarian cyst. Reception st...

25 November 2018

Delivery Suite and Aspen Ward

My daughter had a baby on 8th November at DVH. Although we were only on delivery suite around 4 hours the service was good. The midwife a...

23 November 2018

Can’t fault most of the hospital

My daughter in law was recently admitted with a suspected stroke. It was disturbing she was given medication that she was subsequently to...

21 November 2018

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Last updated on 12 February 2018.

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