Redevelopment & Expansion Project

New Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower Now Open!

Phase 2 of the Redvelopment & Expansion Project is complete. On August 21, 2017 the new Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower officially opened.

The new seven storey state-of-art Patient Tower combines technology, open spaces, and a calming environment to encourage health and healing. It features:

  • A covered foot bridge connecting the parking garage with the Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower.
  • A new Emergency Department (ED)
  • 172 acute inpatient beds
  • 9 new Operating Rooms (OR) and a new post-anaesthetic care unit (PACU)
  • Expanded Diagnostic Imaging (DI) department and associated services
  • Expanded medical, surgical and outpatient services
  • Expanded Cancer Clinic
  • Expanded Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Renovated Special Care Nursery, level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Expanded and modernized laboratory
  • 70 per cent single-patient rooms across the hospital

Programs, Services & Locations

Many Programs & Services have relocated to the new Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower.

Detailed floor-level maps have been developed to help patients and visitors find their way. 

Continued Renovations

After the new Patient Tower opens, renovations to the existing will continue through 2018. Additional programs and services will be impacted.  Renovation information will be posted to individual program and service pages.  

For a complete listing, visit the A-Z Programs & Services directory. 

Latest Developments:

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

In conjunction with the JBH Capital Redevelopment Project, the City of Burlington and the Region of Halton are reconstructing Lakeshore Road from the corner of Maple Ave. and Northshore Blvd. to the Skyway Treatment Plant.Lakeshore Road will be closed from Maple Ave. and North Shore Blvd. to Joseph Brant Hospital’s...

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Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 Burlington, Ontario: Joseph Brant Hospital and McMaster University have been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for the design and construction of the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre (HMFHC).“We are proud to receive the LEED Gold certification,”...

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Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016

The New Maternal and Child Unit - First Clinical Space to be Renovated In June, renovations began for the new Maternal and Child Unit (MACU) located on 2 East. This is the first clinical space that will reflect the look and feel of the finishes inside the patient tower. Upon completion in December 2016, the unit...

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