Founded in 1961, Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is the only acute hospital in Burlington serving the communities of Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Stoney Creek and Grimsby. We have a highly skilled staff of 175 physicians, 1,400 full-time and part-time professional care staff, and more than 600 active volunteers. The hospital provides a range of primary and secondary services, including specialty clinical services, and participates in and supports key regional programs, including cancer care, vascular and thoracic services, cardiac care and maternal and newborn services. Our Emergency Department supports the local community and handles over 47,389 annual visits. JBH operates 245 beds and records 13,512 admissions and 1,615 births yearly.