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24th December 2018 - 2nd January 2019

The hospital will be open during bank holidays for emergencies. The Outpatient Department will also be open between Christmas and New Year, so if you have an appointment booked during this period please do still attend, if you are unable to please let us know via our online cancellation form.

Christmas Carol Concert


Please come along to the Christmas Carol Concert.

Date: Wednesday 12th December 2018

Time: 7pm

Venue: Main entrance at Darent Valley Hospital

Christmas Jumper Day

Please wear a Christmas Jumper or top in exchange for a £1 donation to Lollipop Fund, to benefit sick children, from babies to teens.

Date: Friday 14th December 2018

Christmas Carol Service

Date: Friday 21st December

Time: 1pm

Venue: Lecture Hall, Philip Farrant Centre

Everyone welcome.

Christmas Draw

Please support our Christmas Draw in aid of our patients and wards. Tickets are £1 each and available for sale from dgn-tr.fundraising@nhs.net or a stand just inside the main Hospital entrance. What the proceeds buy: Christmassy items for the wards, presents/parties/comfort items for the elderly and children at Christmas time.  A special piece of medical equipment that a department may wish to have to benefit patients.

Christmas Appeal

Visit our Valley Hospital Charity website to find out more and to donate online https://www.valleyhospitalcharity.org.uk/appeal/christmas-appeal-2018

Whether you are celebrating a life of someone dear to you by making a donation in their name to benefit others, or donating instead of selling Christmas cards, we are extremely grateful for your support this Christmas.


Cheques are payable to Valley Hospital Charity. Please send to Fundraising and Voluntary Services, Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford DA2 8DA.

Opening Times

The Original Food Company Restaurant on level 1 during the Christmas period:

  • 24.12. Monday- as usual: Christmas Eve
  • 25.12. Tuesday- 7:30-14:30: Christmas Day
  • 26.12. Wednesday- 7:30-14:30: Boxing Day
  • 27.12. Thursday- as usual
  • 28.12. Friday- as usual
  • 29.12. Saturday- as usual
  • 30.12. Sunday- as usual
  • 31.12. Monday- 7:30-14:30: New Year's Eve
  • 1.1.19 Tuesday- 7:30-14:30: New Year's Day
  • 2.1.19 Wednesday- as usual