During your time in Italy, you're going to need to see a doctor and dentist. Depending on the specialty services you might require, you may need to be referred off-installation for medical services. For information about the naval hospital and the services provided, visit the official website:


Host-nation patient liaisons act as intermediaries between patients and doctors to help facilitate the best care possible. From assisting with the language barrier and insurance forms, to providing comfort to clients, patient liaisons can help you feel at ease in the medical surroundings.

Getting a patient liaison

The patient liaison program is available through TRICARE (at the hospital). This program is open to all ID cardholders, including non-TRICARE members. Many times, you will need a referral from a provider for off-installation care.

For more information about TRICARE, contact the Health Care Business Office at the hospital. DSN: 629-6330/6331.

Be prepared

- For all emergencies—on or off base—always dial emergency dispatch at 39)-081-568-4911, or by dialing 9-1-1 from a DSN phone on base.

- Off-base health emergencies will be treated at an Italian local hospital with translation services provided by dispatch.

- Always carry a list of your current medications, known allergies, as well as your insurance card, ID card and local currency.


The hospital, located in Gricignano, provides medical care to active-duty members, their command-sponsored dependents, NATO personnel and retired U.S. military personnel. Be advised that some care is available on a space-available basis depending on one’s patient category. For a full list of services available, visit the hospital website at


The Capodichino Clinic sees active-duty service members who are assigned to the Support Site. The dental clinic at the hospital can see dependents, civilians and their family members on a space-available basis.

For information about TDP enrollment, claims or covered benefits, visit the TDP website,

Emergency Numbers in Italy (all emergencies) NSA Naples Emergency Dispatch (39) 081-568-4911 (DSN 9-1-1)

Direct to Italian Services:

Fire — 115

Ambulance — 118

Carabinieri (Italian Police) — 112

Police — 113

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