The Italian healthcare system is funded through direct taxation and is handled at a local level by the Local Health Service (Azienda Sanitaria Locale, ASL). These pages tell you how to get yourself into the system and what's involved when dealing with the National Health Service.
Here's also where you find out what to do if you fall ill - who to call and what to say, as well as what to expect from the system if your family is growing.
Who to call and what to say in an emergency, including numbers for police, ambulance, fire and rescue.
Pregnant? New mother? Find out what to expect from the system when you have a baby in Italy
Make sure you and your family are protected by the Italian healthcare system.
Useful links to national government and private organisations able to help with health matters in Italy.
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