"Broken ankle - the care was amazing ...."

About: Darent Valley Hospital

I badly broke and dislocated my ankle. I was admitted to Maple Ward, had my own room, the nurses on the ward were fantastic. There I stayed for 3 days and then I was moved to the Day Ward because I was waiting for surgery. I met the loveliest patients and nurses while on this ward. The lady in the next bed sustained the same injury as me so we had a bond between us. I had my surgery; metal plate and screws in my ankle and was so relieved. The nurses were so caring and if you needed a hand to hold they were there. I cannot rate the hospital high enough - I had fantastic treatment in all departments that I visited. Carry on with the great work DV. xxxx

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Response from Darent Valley Hospital

Dear Gina Thank you for this glowing review of Maple Ward and the Acer Unit, the staff who cared for you have been notified of your very kind words. We do hope that you are recovering well and will soon be mobile again. With best wishes The Communications Team Darent Valley Hospital

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