With one of the longest life-spans in the world, Italians seem to be doing something right when it comes to taking care of themselves. Good food, frequent social interaction, a stroll of two around the piazza may just be the secret to good health. But just how healthy is Italy’s public health-care system? Often cited abroad as a possible model for socialised medical care, the Italian public health system seems like a dream for some and a nightmare for others. The latest report published by Pit Salute Cittadinanzattiva sheds light on primary concerns plaguing health care in Italy.