FREE OF CHARGE BASIC HEALTH CARE FOR NON-RESIDENT STUDENTS ENROLLED AT THE UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI PERUGIA
The Università degli studi di Perugia offers its non-resident students (both EU students and non EU students) the opportunity to take advantage of free basic health care provided by general practitioners or emergency medical care doctors.
This is based on a convention that the Università degli studi di Perugia, particularly focused on promoting the quality of university life, has financed and signed with the local Halth care sistem, USL Umbria 1, which allows non-resident students temporarily domiciled in the municipality of Perugia to access the service (without giving up the family doctor in the municipality of residence, if Italian).
Thanks to this initiative, non-resident students will be able to take advantage of medical examinations and related prescriptions of drugs and / or specialized services within the National Health System. The service is provided by general practitioners and emergency medical care doctors included in the list published here on July,1st 2014.
This is an absolutely innovative service in Italy, which aims to promote the success of non-resident students and their better integration into the local community.
HOW TO ACCESS THE GENERAL PRACTIONERS’ SERVICE FOR ITALIAN NON RESIDENT STUDENTS
Italian non resident students are invited to choose the General Practitioner to contact.
In order to obtain the basic medical service, it is necessary to download the form according to the place of belonging here available:
USL 1 Perugia
USL 2 Terni
The form must be completed and presented to the doctor, who will proceed to provide the service PREVIOUS RECOGNITION OF IDENTITY THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY REGISTRATION BOOKLET.
View the list of general practitioners in Perugia
View the list of general practitioners in Terni
View the list of general practitioners in Foligno (PG)
View the list of general practitioners in Narni (TR)
Foreign non-resident students can obtain medical services according to the following methods:
- EU foreign students, enrolled at the Università degli Studi di Perugia in temporary stay, in possession of the TEAM (European Health Insurance Card) of the country of origin, can get any medical treatment with the same rights as Italian citizens, getting all services free of charge or on payment of the ticket, where required. Even in the absence of choice of the medical examiner, the EU-student in possession of the European Health Insurance Card, can contact the General Practitioner (see the list above), for occasional visits, regulated by Article 57 paragraph 4 of the current National Collective Agreement of General Practitioners, without any charge.
- Non-EU foreign students, with regular permit of stay for study purposes, are entitled to register to the National Health Service voluntarily with the payment of an amount of € 149.77, for which they are entitled to access the facilities of the NHS free of charge, or on payment of the ticket, where required. Therefore, they can also contact one General Pracitioner (see the list above) for occasional visits, regulated by Article 40 of the current Collective Agreement National Practitioners generally and does not involve any charge to the patient.
EMERGENCY HEALTH PHONE NUMBER: 118
Dial 118 to call for the ambulance
The 'Guardia Medica' is an out-of-hours health service open during the night, weekends and on holidays. Should students need to see a doctor during these hours, they should call: Tel.: +39 075 36584 or +39 075 34024
For more information regarding Guardia Medica, consult: http://www.uslumbria1.gov.it/servizi/guardia-medica-118
Address: Via della Pallotta, 42 – Perugia
Tel.: +39 075 36584 or +39 075 34024
S. MARIA DELLA MISERICORDIA HOSPITAL ("SILVESTRINI" HOSPITAL)
Perugia's general hospital is located in the city's suburbs, approximately 10 minutes from the city centre.
For more information regarding the Hospital, please consult: www.ospedale.perugia.it/
Address: S. Andrea delle Fratte – 06156 Perugia
Tel. +39 075 5781
For the Accident and Emergency department, follow signs for 'Pronto Soccorso'
MEDICAL DISTRICT (DISTRETTO MEDICO)
For more information regarding services offered by USL 1 consult (Distretto medico del Perugino):
via dei Filosofi, 9 – 06100 Perugia
Tel.: +39 075 5412868
Monday to Saturday 8:00 - 12:30
Documents needed: European Health Insurance Card
Pharmacies in Italy are denoted by a green cross on a white background. Pharmacies generally follow shop opening times (approx. from 8:30 to 13:00 and from 15:30 to 19:00, Monday to Saturday). However, in large cities many are open throughout the day. Night time service is provided on a rota basis (Pharmacies take turns in opening during the night). Opening hours and night shifts are displayed outside each pharmacy and are published in local papers.
The pharmacy 'Sodalizio San Martino' in Piazza Matteotti (in the city centre) is open every night from 20:00 until midnight and on Saturday afternoons from 13:00 to 16:00.
OTHER MEDICAL FACILITIES
Further medical facilities are offered by A.Di.S.U. Please consult: http://www.adisupg.gov.it/servizio-medico.
A.Di.S.U. also offers a Psychological Counselling through the Centre “Lo Zaino” established in 1999. Students are welcome to meet with expert counsellors on an individual or group basis in order to better understand and come to terms with psychological problems.
Please visit: https://www.adisu.umbria.it/comunicazioni-istituzionali/lo-zaino-servizio-di-consultazione-psicologica
PEDIATRIC CARE FOR THE CHILDREN OF UNIPG STUDENTS (APEFIS UNIPG)
Description of the service
A pediatrician will be available free of charge to all parents students every Monday from 3 to 6 pm at the Pediatric Clinic, office 1, of the Perugia Hospital (block H, floor +2).
The service is provided by Prof. Susanna Esposito in collaboration with Dr. Sonia Bianchini (specialist in pediatrics, PhD student of UniPG)
Those interested, parents enrolled at the Università degli Studi di Perugia, will have to make an appointment by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org calling the no. 075.578.4417. At the time of the visit the parent must show the university booklet. For further pediatric specialist needs, parent students will still be able to consult the Service Charter https://www.unipg.it/files/pagine/112/a5-clinica-pediatrica.pdf and refer to the agreement between Unipg and Pediatric Clinic.
ANDROLOGICAL PREVENTION FOR UNIPG STUDENTS
Access the service https://www.unipg.it/servizi/assistenza-medica/servizio-di-prevenzione-andrologica
COUNSELING SERVICE FOR UNIPG STUDENTS
The counseling services are free of charge for all students or on payment of the ticket where required
The Incoming Student Mobility office is at the students' disposal in the event of any emergency or problem.