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Staff communication tools

VCH provides staff with a number of employee communication tools, including a newsletter and executive blog. While available to everyone, these tools are internally-facing with the topics intended to be of greatest use to our employees and physicians.

  • VCH webmail, where staff can log into their VCH email accounts from computers outside of the VCH network.

  • VCH News, where staff can find out what's happening across VCH.

  • Up for Discussion, VCH's blog for staff. Posting and commenting is reserved for those with a valid VCH email address

  •, where physicians, midwives and dentists who work at VCH can get information and tools specific to them, including job postings. 

Staff tools from Employee Engagement

  • Absence call line: (604) 639-4297 or toll-free 1 (866) 924-4297 for all VCH employees to report an absence from work. This includes planned or unplanned health-related or special leave absence that is at least one shift or longer (excluding vacation, education and maternity leaves). Have your employee identification number ready.

  • Internal job postings, where staff can work on their VCH career path.

  • LearningHub to sign up for staff education sessions. For inquiries, mail

  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), an off-site, confidential, voluntary, short-term counselling service for staff.

  • ePriorities is an action planning tool for VCH leaders to help you develop and manage your Operational Priorities and Professional Development Goals. Open in Google Chrome: Email for help.

  • Student practice education, for students or faculty looking for placement or for those who have a confirmed placement at VCH.

  • VCH Employee Discounts website provides access to employee perks and special discounts for VCH staff offered by local and internet companies. Open in Google Chrome:

Staff work tools

Manager Resource Centre

Manager Resource Centre (MRC) is a website for VCH leaders to access key HR resources and contacts. Get to know MRC. Open in Google Chrome:

  • Tip: save the MRC link to your 'favourites' for easy access

  • If you are accessing the website from home or outside the network, you will need to enter your VCH account login (i.e. vch\username or vrhb\username)

  • Accessible to all VCH managers, directors, designates/supervisors and excluded staff

  • If you have any questions or to provide feedback, email

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