Have a question or need help? You have come to the right place. Here you will find answers to frequently asked questions, links to related websites and downloadable documentation.
Is there a fee for this service?
All our services and consultations are covered by OHIP so there is no cost to you!
Can I get a doctor’s note?
Definitely. Our doctors are happy to write you a digital sick note for work or school if necessary, and it will be written on their letterhead.
Can I get a prescription?
Absolutely! Our doctors are able to prescribe almost any medication, excluding controlled substances (although some specialists can prescribe controlled substances in some cases).
Can I get lab work or a referral for lab work and X-Rays and Ultrasounds??
Yes, we offer lab work, including blood tests, X-rays, and ultrasound referrals where recommended. Your doctor can create a requisition that you’ll be able to take to any lab or medical imaging centre.
How does Bodystream General Health Work?
We connect you with doctors and other healthcare providers online, via text, audio, or video OR over the phone in the comfort of your home.
Is telemedicine a recognized practice in Canada?
Yes, telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and other health-related services using interactive text, audio, and video technology. This means doctors can treat patients without being in the same place as them.
Who are the Healthcare Providers?
Bodystream Medical doctors are hand-selected, qualified doctors and healthcare providers from across Ontario. They are the same providers you could see in person. Many doctors are also licensed to practice in multiple provinces.