About JBH

Who We Are 

Opened on February 1,1961, Joseph Brant Hospital was erected on land owned by its namesake, Thyandenegea (Joseph Brant). 

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario. The hospital serves residents from Burlington and surrounding cities of Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek.

JBH is one of Hamilton Niagara’s Top Employers for six consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 852 nurses, 2,062 full- and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers.

JBH is a Clinical Education site in conjunction with McMaster University, and designated as an Academic Community Teaching Hospital. Its expanded campus, including the state-of-art Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower, features an Emergency Department, 293 funded inpatient beds, and 9 Operating Rooms.

JBH is also a partner member of the Burlington Ontario Health Team. JBH inspires and empowers a culture of caring and this is demonstrated in many ways including our commitment to the health, safety and well-being of our people.

Read our latest Annual Report for more information.

C.A.R.E. Commitment

Our Mission is to provide exemplary health care through clinical excellence, quality and patient safety. We do this by living our organizational Values of compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence (CARE). We believe good decisions reflect:

  • JBH's Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Provincial and Federal legislation.
  • Accepted principles of bioethics and business ethics, and professional codes of ethics.
  • The trust placed in JBH by our community.


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