See a doctor or nurse practitioner online in British Columbia today and skip the walk-in clinic
Don’t waste time at the walk-in clinic — all of our online doctors in British Columbia are accepting consultations for new patients. Connect with doctors online in British Columbia.
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Online doctors in British Columbia
British Columbia is known for beautiful mountain and ocean views, excellent hiking, and a distinctly West Coast culture.
British Columbia, unfortunately, faces some of the longest wait times to see a doctor in Canada. Patients wait an average of 50 minutes at walk-in clinics. 90% of emergency room visits are complete after 8.4 hours. That’s why we created Maple — to make virtual care accessible in British Columbia and the rest of Canada.
Don’t have a family doctor? With Maple, you can see a doctor or nurse practitioner online in British Columbia in minutes, 24/7. Whether you need a diagnosis, medical advice, or an online prescription in British Columbia, our doctors and nurse practitioners are here for you and are accepting consultations for new patients in British Columbia.
How it works
Describe your symptoms
Open the app and click the “Get care” button. One of our healthcare providers will review your request and respond in minutes.
Chat with a doctor or nurse practitioner
Next, you'll be connected to the healthcare provider. Consultations usually take place over secure text message, but the doctor may request video, or audio chat if needed.
Get a diagnosis or prescription
Doctors and nurse practitioners can diagnose and provide prescriptions as necessary during your consultation.
Pay per visit
See a Canadian-licensed general practitioner in five minutes or less, any time 24/7.
Get 30 visits per year with a GP for you and your family.
per month (paid annually)
Frequently Asked Questions
How long are wait times to see a doctor online in British Columbia on Maple?
Patients usually wait a few minutes to see a general practitioner. Our doctors are available 24/7 so you can skip the walk-in or after-hours clinic in British Columbia and get care from the comfort of your own home.
Can’t find a family doctor in British Columbia? Simply log into Maple, choose your symptoms, and you’ll be connected with a Canadian-licensed doctor or nurse practitioner in minutes.
Our doctors can provide prescriptions online in British Columbia at their discretion, which can be sent directly to your local pharmacy or delivered for free to your home address. They can also renew prescriptions online in British Columbia.
Why is virtual health care important in British Columbia?
British Columbia has some of the highest hospital and clinic wait times in the country. Patients report that walk-in clinics in British Columbia operate on short hours, and often have lineups even before opening. Online healthcare can help British Columbia residents see a doctor on their schedule, and reduces the burden on local resources.
Wondering how to see a doctor online in B.C.? Log into the Maple app, choose your symptoms, and you’ll be connected with a doctor in minutes — it’s that easy. Our doctors are accepting consultations for new patients in British Columbia.
What specialists can I see in British Columbia with Maple?
British Columbia residents wait an average of 23.2 weeks to see a specialist for necessary medical attention. With Maple, you can see a specialist in under 72 hours. It’s quick and easy to book an online doctor’s appointment in British Columbia with our specialists, and you don’t even need a referral. You can see dermatologists, mental health therapists, endocrinologists, and allergists from the comfort of your home.
Can online doctors provide me with online prescriptions and sick notes in British Columbia?
Yes, you can get a prescription online or request a sick note during your visit with a doctor online in British Columbia.
To get a prescription with Maple, simply fill out a short form about the prescription you need. You can either see a doctor or nurse practitioner in minutes or schedule an appointment with a specialist. Our doctors can provide prescriptions for most medications at their discretion.
Please note that our online doctors in British Columbia can’t provide prescriptions for narcotics, opiates or other controlled substances. The doctor will let you know if you need to visit a family practice or walk-in clinic instead.
To get a sick note, you’ll enter your symptoms and add your request into the notes section. You can either see a doctor in minutes or schedule an appointment with a specialist. Our doctors can provide sick notes for work, school, or short absences at their discretion. You’ll get a digital copy of the sick note with the doctor’s signature and contact information.
How do I see a specialist without a referral in British Columbia?
With Maple, no referral is needed to see a specialist. All you need to do is click “Get care”, select the specialist you’re looking for, and book an appointment at a time that’s convenient for you. You can connect with dermatologists, mental health therapists, endocrinologists, and naturopathic doctors online in British Columbia.