Joseph Brant Hospital’s new patient tower set to open Aug. 21 2017

Construction of the new 7-storey patient tower at Joseph Brant Hospital is on track to open Aug. 21, 2017. The new tower will include:

  • A new Emergency Department
  • 9 new Operating Rooms and a new post-anaesthetic care unit
  • An expanded Diagnostic Imaging department and associated services
  • Expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services
  • An expanded cancer clinic
  • An expanded Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • An expanded and modernized laboratory
  • 70 percent single-patient rooms across the hospital

Renovations will continue within the hospital through 2018. Take a look at what you can expect to see at our new hospital in the following video:


Written by Marianne Meed Ward

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  1. This new hospital will NOT be able to afford staff. I am finding the hospital is using outside agencies.

    Emergency, doesn’t have enough pillows. Staff, are run off their feet.

    They are doing the best they can. It’s time managers hit the floors and work with the team.

    Enough, with sitting behind close doors..

    Managers today need to be hands on and work shift work including weekends.

    They are working with sick people not freight. Walmart has managers 24/7.

  2. Just had my third operation at Joe Brant, and both kids born there…I have nothing but praise for the staff of professionals at Joe Brant! Glad to see they’re getting the updated facility that they deserve.

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