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C24th December 2019 - 2nd January 2020

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.

Pine Therapy Unit Christmas Party

For present and past patients of the Chemotherapy Suite.

Date: Sunday 8th December

Time: 12pm - 4pm

Venue: Pine Therapy Unit, Darent Valley Hospital

Christmas Carol Concert

Please come along to the Christmas Carol Concert.

Date: Wednesday 11th December

Time: 7pm - 8pm

Venue: Main entrance at Darent Valley Hospital

DGT Festive Family Fayre and Celebrating Successes Event (STAFF ONLY)

Date: Thursday 12th December

Time: 5pm

Venue: Philip Farrant Centre

Father Christmas will be visiting, please contact Ria on x8737 or ria.yerlett@nhs.net if you are bringing any little ones.

Christmas Lunch 

Dates: 12th, 16th and 19th December

Time: 12pm - 2.30pm

Venue: Origianl Food company Restaurant, Level 1

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 13th December 

Maternity Bereavement Remembrance Service

Dates: Sunday 15th December

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Venue: Philip Farrant Centre

Signing Choir - Fleetdown Primary School

Date: 16th December 2019

Venue: Main Foyer

Time: 2pm

Christmas Carol Service

Date: Tuesday 17th 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: https://www.valleyhospitalcharity.org.uk/

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.

Restaurant Opening Times - 2019

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

  • 23.12. Monday 7:15-19:15
  • 24.12. Tuesday 7:30-17:00
  • 25.12. Wednesday 7:30-14:30
  • 26.12. Thursday 7:30-17:00
  • 27.12. Friday 7:15-19:15
  • 28.12. Saturday 7:30-17:00
  • 29.12. Sunday 7:30-17:00
  • 30.12. Monday 7:15-19:15
  • 31.12. Tuesday 7:30-14:30
  • 1.1.20 Wednesday 7:30-17:00
  • 2.1.20 Thursday 7:15-19:15

Click on the Zoom below to view opening times for Costa Coffee, Chopra Pharmacy, Ellenor, Marks and Spencer and WH Smiths.

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