Healthcare Emilia-Romagna

The Italian healthcare system (the Servizio Sanitario Nazionale or SSN) is considered to be of an excellent standard, allowing efficient and high-quality healthcare in Romagna.


There are several maternity and children’s hospitals in Bologna and a fantastic university hospital in Parma with a world-class maternity and obstetrics department.


There are numerous dedicated maternity and family clinics in the region, ensuring a general practitioner (medico di base) or paediatrician nearby, with many additional healthcare services available to new mums and families in Emilia-Romagna.


Whether families require a child psychologist or are seeking an English-speaking dentist, parents have plenty of different options for broad healthcare in Romagna, Bologna & Parma.


There are also numerous alternative therapists based in the region, offering complementary therapy and natural medicine to help young families feel their best.


Here is a useful list of the leading children’s hospitals, clinics and healthcare in Romagna. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email


To read more information on Healthcare in Italy, visit the guide for expat families moving to Italy.