Joseph Brant Hospital
Hospital Expansion Will Mean Easier Access to Quality Health Care in Burlington
Burlington, ON – October 10, 2017
Ontario is marking the end of another busy construction season, celebrating significant progress on many hospital, school, transit, road and bridge projects across the province.
Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Burlington today to celebrate the opening of the Michael Lee-Chin and Family Patient Tower at Joseph Brant Hospital. The 425,000-square-feet, seven-storey tower will provide people in Burlington and surrounding communities with state-of-the-art facilities in a patient and family-focused environment.
The new space adds 172 beds and includes a new emergency department, two new operating rooms, as well as expanded cancer care, an intensive care unit, and recovery and inpatient units. Smart systems technology will make it easier for hospital staff to provide faster triage, shorter ER wait times and care that is more seamless and continuous.
As the province continues making the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario’s history, the 2017 construction season delivered substantial progress on more than 190 projects, including the completion of 72 and breaking ground on 71 more.
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