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We asked retirees if they have access to good medical care in Venice. They wrote...

"Healthcare services in Venice are part of the country's national health system, which provides universal coverage to citizens and residents. The city is home to several hospitals and clinics, including the highly regarded Ospedale SS. Giovanni e Paolo. The healthcare system in Venice is known for its high standard of care, with a wide range of services available, from general practitioners to specialists in various fields. Emergency medical services are readily available and can be accessed through a centralized emergency number. Pharmacies are also widespread throughout the city, providing easy access to prescription and over-the-counter medications. Venice also offers a unique form of healthcare delivery through its "floating" ambulance service, which operates on the city's famous canals. This service ensures that even in a city built on water, residents and visitors can receive prompt medical attention when needed. Despite the high quality of care, some challenges exist. These include occasional long wait times for non-emergency procedures and services, and potential language barriers for non-Italian speakers. However, many healthcare professionals in Venice are multilingual and can communicate effectively in English and other languages. Overall, Venice's healthcare system is well-equipped to provide comprehensive care to its residents and visitors, reflecting Italy's commitment to universal healthcare," commented one expat who made the move to Venice, Italy.

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