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 244 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

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

Friends and Family test score: Outpatients

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 649 responses.

Friends and Family Test score: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 658 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

94%Patients recommend this hospital. 138 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

Gastroscopy appointment

Went for a Gastroscopy appointment on Thursday 14 June 2018.. Although the experience was not comfortable, the staff were absolutely bril...

16 June 2018

A&E nurses thinking they know best

The nurses in a&e think they know more than what the doctors do. Seems just cause patients are capable of walking the 10ft to the toi...

14 June 2018

My Experience at Empress unit.

Today I had an appointment at The Empress unit to check on a possible breast lump. To say I was nerves is an understatement. The unit was...

12 June 2018

From A&E to admission on ward

On saturday 12th June I went to Erith urgent care the Dr there examined me said I need hospital care and sent me with a letter marked ur...

12 June 2018

Dirty hospital and dismissive staff

Went to A&E as I had recently been discharged from Lewisham hospital (who were fantastic) and my discharge letter stated to go to any...

8 June 2018

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Last updated on 12 February 2018.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust