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 239 ratings for this hospital

Overview

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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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% 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)

99% 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)

110% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

67staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 61 responses. 3206 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

96%Patients recommend this hospital. 901 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 666 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

100%Patients recommend this hospital. 308 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

84staff recommend this hospital for care. 61 responses. 3206 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

Physiotherapy visit

Visited the physiotherapy dept today for the first time concerning my 4 year old. We saw the physio with another male member of staff and...

10 August 2018

Visit to the eye clinic

Had an appointment today ,had so much done in three and a half hours ,starting with a scan speaking to the surgeon arranging a date for s...

2 August 2018

16 hours at Darent Valley Accident and Emergency.

Myself and my wife arrived at the A & E dept the day before yesterday at about 9pm. It was very busy indeed with with over 130 patients w...

1 August 2018

10.5 hour wait in A and E

I arrived at D and V at midday 30th July after being sent in by my GP. The reception staff i found to be rude and unhelpful. I was seen b...

31 July 2018

Ghost town with a waiting list!!

Turned up at midnight with a friend who was given a five hour wait. Four hours later, there are 5 patients in the building, no doctors ha...

29 July 2018

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Last updated on 12 February 2018.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust