"A Challenge, be better than the Cardiac..."

About: Darent Valley Hospital

RE. Heart Centre and Chestnut ward. Totally professional from top to bottom, my weekend stay was as good as it possibly could be, given my personal health concerns. Positive and caring every last one of them, if the rest of the NHS could get close to this lot newspapers would go out of business given they don't like good news. I know that nurses work long and hard hours but I noted that at least two nurses were studying further in their own time to improve their position. My thought was, does the hospital have study/library and computer facilities these nurses can access? study at home would often be difficult with family to contend with. The nurses I came across in the heart centre and Chestnut ward seemed fantastic but if they think they can do even better please help them in every way possible. Thank you all. Bob Alfrey.

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Response from Darent Valley Hospital

Dear Mr Alfrey Thank you for this wonderful review our our Cardiology Service, the staff have been notified of your kind words especially as comments such as this always boost staff moral. We are also happy to confirm that the hospital does have a professional library with IT facilities that staff use on a regular basis (it is located on level 1). We pride ourselves on actively encourage our staff to develop their skills at every possible opportunity. We do hope you are making a good recovery. With best wishes The Communication Team Darent Valley Hospital

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