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Joseph Brant Hospital is a hospital in Burlington, Ontario.
Joseph Brant Hospital Wikipedia
The hospital derived its name from Joseph Brant, an early inhabitant of Burlington, member of the nearby Grand River tribe of the Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) nation and prominent political figure in the early history of Thayendanegea region. Joseph Brant Hospital stands on part of the land bought for him by Upper Canada's Lieutenant Governor, John Graves Simcoe.
Joseph Brant Hospital opened on February 1, 1961, with 228 beds. In 1971, the Hospital expanded to 450 beds. In 1996 due to a major hospital restructuring occurring in Ontario, the Hospital contracted to 273 beds and in 2006 reduced to 256 beds. The hospital now has 245 inpatient beds.
From 2012-2013, the hospital had 13,258 admissions, the Emergency Department had 47,326 visits in 2012-13 and 1,459 births were recorded. The hospital has a skilled staff of 175 physicians, 1,400 full and part time professional health care staff and more than 600 active volunteers.
Throughout its history, Jo Brant has never wavered from its mission to be the finest possible full-service, acute care community Hospital. On either an inpatient or outpatient basis (or both), Jo Brant offer six distinct categories of patient care: medical services, surgical services, maternal and child care services, emergency and ambulatory services, rehabilitation and geriatric services and mental health services.
Joseph Brant Hospital has a huge geographic catchment area in the Halton and Hamilton-Wentworth Regions; about a quarter million people reside in this area which includes parts of Flamborough Township, the City of Hamilton, and Stoney Creek and all of Burlington and Waterdown.