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 231 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)

96% 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)

94% 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)

98% of planned level - This shows how well the ward's staffing requirements are being met

Friends and Family Test: Inpatient

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 559 responses

Friends and Family Test score: A&E

97%Patients recommend this hospital. 185 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.

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

98%Patients recommend this hospital. 792 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

New Year's eve in DVH's A&E

I was taken to DVH A&E on 31 Dec 17 noon. I spent a night in A&E before being transferred to AMU the following day. I have only thanks ...

18 January 2018

bad and rude

I fill so sorry for the lady with baby and her brest cancer I'm with u they made me walk 10 miles home and told me its not there problem ...

16 January 2018

Breast Abscess

I had an emergency c section 7 weeks ago. My baby was 2 weeks old I had been to the gp 3 times saying I had mastitis and that my stitches...

11 January 2018

Rowan ward

In November last year I had an operation and I cannot thank all the staff on Rowan ward enough. I cannot say one bad thing about the ho...

11 January 2018

Went to A & E - Fantastic

Turned up at A & E feeling like the life was draining from me in excruciating pain. On a drip within 20 mins and operated on the nex...

10 January 2018

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Last updated on 10 August 2017.

Information supplied by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust