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Dartford mum was discharged from hospital hours before she died as hospital 'needed the bed space'

Sian Hollands

A Dartford mum who died in hospital hours was discharged hours earlier because the staff said she was fine and that they needed the bed space, an inquest heard today (March 27).

4:57pm Monday 27 March 2017

Will last week's Budget boost ease A&E pressure?

Darent Valley Hospital

In last week’s Budget the government said it would give an additional £2bn into the NHS to ease the pressure on social care.

3:57pm Friday 17 March 2017

Darent Valley Hospital urges patients to use other services as figures show record long A&E waiting times

Darent Valley Hospital

Darent Valley Hospital has advised patients to use other NHS services to ease the overcrowding demands that health secretary Jeremy Hunt today admitted the NHS has.

10:27am Friday 10 February 2017

Dartford hospital under 'severe strain' urges patients to stay away from A&E

Dartford hospital under 'severe strain' urges patients to stay away from A&E

A Dartford hospital under ‘severe strain’ has urged patients not to use the Accident and Emergency department unless they have a ‘genuine life-threatening emergency’.

10:21am Thursday 12 January 2017

'I want them to catch who did this to my brother': Sister of father-of-three hit by van launches appeal for witnesses

Helen Chambers with her brother Lee Robson after he underwent surgery

A father-of-three had nightmares and feared he might not walk, work or drive against as he spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve in hospital after being hit by a van.

9:38am Tuesday 3 January 2017

Family of Dartford woman who died after being misdiagnosed speak of frustration after inquest into her death is delayed

Family of Dartford woman who died after being misdiagnosed speak of frustration after inquest into her death is delayed

The family of a Dartford woman who died after she was misdiagnosed in hospital have spoken of their frustration after the inquest into her death was delayed.

4:09pm Wednesday 1 February 2017

Grandmother of six praises 'miracle' heart device

Grandmother of six praises "miracle" heart device

A grandmother of six has spoken out about the benefits of having a new life-saving device implanted into her heart.

1:04pm Friday 27 January 2017

Darent Valley Hospital: The boss must go

Five months ago, this paper took the bold decision to call for the resignation of the chief executive of Darent Valley Hospital.

12:00pm Wednesday 20 June 2001

Darent Valley Hospital misses infection and mixed sex ward targets

Darent Valley Hospital has missed two targets for 2012 to 2013.

DARENT Valley Hospital has missed two targets for infection levels and patients kept in mixed sex accommodation. 

4:31pm Wednesday 12 June 2013

Editor's comment on Darent Valley Hospital

SO Darent Valley Hospital is looking for another new chief executive after failing to live up to Government expectations.

12:00pm Monday 18 February 2002
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