The Italian healthcare system (the Servizio Sanitario Nazionale or SSN) is considered to be excellent, with efficient and high-quality care available to all Italian residents.
There are large general and university hospitals in Florence and Siena and a children’s hospital located in the Florentine hills, with a world class paediatric department serving the city and surrounding areas. One of the best maternity hospitals in the region is located in Arezzo.
There are numerous dedicated maternity and family clinics in the region, ensuring a qualified paediatrician nearby, with many additional healthcare services available to new mums and families in Florence and Perugia and throughout Tuscany and Umbria.
Bellies Abroad understands the challenges of becoming a family away from your own. It is a platform for parents, and parents to be, living outside of their home countries as well as local families. They offer online consultations with culturally sensitive health care and legal professionals who speak a common language and adhere to the WHO Guidelines and work with professionals all over Italy.
Here is a useful list of healthcare services in Tuscany & Umbria, as recommended by international families based in the local area. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org