General Practitioners and pediatricians in the Emilia-Romagna region can be found online. You’ll be required to find a doctor if you’re registering for the National Health Service / Servizio Sanitario Nazionale (SSN).
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Centro Unico Prenotazione (C.U.P.)
You can register for a doctor and your Tessera Sanitaria card at C.U.P. (Centro unico prenotazione) located at Via Montebello, 6, 40121 Bologna BO, Italy.
CUPWeb is the online reservation for specialist services in the Emilia-Romagna Region.
Servizio Sanitario Nazionale (SSN) provides only diagnostic and urgent treatment.
Private Healthcare and Insurance
The public health system is excellent but many Italians and expats often supplement their public healthcare with a private one as well. Dental care in particular is a popular reason for obtaining private health insurance. Priority treatment for various services is a huge bonus as well.
UniSalute offers private health insurance at a reasonable cost. If you’re interested, reach out to Nicolò dell’Olio at [email protected]. Nicolò speaks English and is happy to help. Bologna Living is not a partner of UniSalute.
Pronto Soccorso / Emergency Room
- Ospedale Sant’Orsola-Malpighi – Via Pietro Albertoni, 15, 40138 Bologna BO
- Ospedale Maggiore – Largo Nigrisoli, 2, 40133 Bologna BO – can also be visited for emergency dental treatment at Ambulatorio di Odontoiatria e Stomatologia “Beretta”
Emergency Phone Numbers
- Ambulance Phone: 118
- Fire service Phone: 115
- Police Phone 112 (includes English speaking)
- Carabinieri Phone: 113
- Roadside assistance Phone: 116