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 242 ratings for this hospital

Overview

Front of Hospital

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)

94% 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)

91% 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

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Work

80%staff recommend this hospital as a place to work. 41 responses. 3143 staff work at this trust.

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 620 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 568 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 32 responses

Friends and Family Test score: Maternity

Friends and Family Test score: Staff - Care

95%staff recommend this hospital for care. 41 responses. 3143 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

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I recently attended an outpatient appointment at Erith hospital and met my consultant, I would like to let you know how professional and ...

21 April 2018

Helpful staff and a shorter wait than anticipated

We visited A+E with our 7yr old granddaughter following a head injury and were advised to visit A+E by a Paramedic on the 111 Service W...

13 April 2018

Clear evidence of care and compassion

My Dad was admitted to the hospital in February via A&E. He sadly passed away 4 days later. He'd had an awful experience at another hospi...

30 March 2018

Thank you

I had to attend the hospital today as a patient. I was in contact with paramedics, a and e, phlebotomy, x ray and the pharmacy. Through...

28 March 2018

Knee replacement

I had a total knee replacement in February The surgeon and his team in theatre including the anesthetis were just fantastic ,having worke...

28 March 2018

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Last updated on 12 February 2018.

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