Hazelton, Nika
April 1982
National Review;4/2/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p370
This article presents the author's views on the changes that have taken place since the government decentralization in Italy. Ever since Italy decentralized into regions responsible for their own local affairs, many things have improved, at least in Tuscany. It is informed that specialists now visit the small-town hospitals from the nearby big towns, and patients are referred to city hospitals when necessary. However, there is a lack of nursing care. There are nurses who provide specialized medical attentions, but all the other services have to be performed by the family.


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