News

  • DGT’s Safeguarding Teams win Best Use of Workplace Technology trophy at Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards
    Published on: 23rd November 2022
    Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is extremely proud to announce that our Safeguarding Children and Adults Teams won the award for Best Use of Workplace Technology at last night’s Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards.
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  • England’s most senior midwife visits Darent Valley Hospital maternity unit
    Published on: 18th October 2022
    Chief Midwifery Officer for England, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE has paid a visit to Darent Valley Hospital (DVH) for a tour of its maternity unit and to surprise two members of the maternity team with awards, recognising them for going above and beyond.
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  • Darent Valley Hospital opens bespoke, purpose built reporting hub and a newly refurbished Interventional Radiology (IR) suite
    Published on: 18th November 2022
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  • DGT’s Professor Seshadri (Sri) Sriprasad completes term as Royal Society of Medicine Urology section’s first BAME President
    Published on: 18th November 2022
    Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust’s Consultant Urologist, Professor Seshadri (Sri) Sriprasad, was elected as the first BAME President of the prestigious Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Urology section in October 2021 and completed his very successful Presidency last month.
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  • Celebrating Advanced Practice Week
    Published on: 14th November 2022
    It's Advanced Practice Week - this week gives us a chance to showcase what advanced practice is and celebrate the staff we have working in the trust as advanced practitioners and trainees.
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  • DGT raises awareness on World Stroke Day
    Published on: 29th October 2022
    Today is World Stroke Day, so to raise awareness, our team on Ebony ward held an information stand yesterday for staff and patients to raise awareness about the signs and symptoms of stroke and how 'minutes can save lives' - which is the event's key theme this year.
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  • Darent Valley Hospital midwives praised by writer, broadcaster and author, Chine McDonald
    Published on: 26th October 2022
    Chine McDonald joined us as a voluntary representative for service users on our interview panel for the new Director of Midwifery, and praised Darent Valley's midwives for helping her to have a more positive, redemptive birth experience
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