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Urgent Care

Being sick or injured can be a scary experience, especially if you are far from home. FirstMed’s team of English-speaking doctors are prepared to treat a variety of minor injuries and illnesses to quickly get you on the road to recovery.


What is considered urgent care?

Urgent medical conditions are not considered emergencies, but they still require immediate attention (within 24 hours).

Urgent care means same-day treatment for minor health concerns, such as:

  • Minor fractures

  • Sprains 

  • Minor burns, cuts or lacerations that may require stitches

  • Mild to moderate asthma flares

  • Cold, flu, bronchitis and pneumonia

  • Fever, sore throat, cough or earaches

  • Skin conditions, rashes, insect bites and allergic reactions

  • Minor to moderate back pain

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea

  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)

At FirstMed, we have the skills and equipment required to treat you and your loved ones quickly and effectively.

What to expect at your urgent care visit

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When you have non-life-threatening conditions, our urgent care can help you treat minor medical problems. It does not, however, replace regular visits to a general practitioner (GP) or a specialist. These visits are a valuable health resource because, through them, the medical professional will develop a relationship with you and your family over the long term.

Before you go to an urgent care visit, it’s important to make a reservation. For appointments or any questions, please call us at (+39) 06 40 06 1402 or click here to contact us. 

After our doctor or clinical team member takes you to an exam room and you will discuss the reason for your visit wit the doctor. Your type of urgent care visit will depend on the types of symptoms that you are having. 

After your visit, we will ensure you understand any aftercare or medications prescribed during your visit. Depending on your visit to FirstMed, one of our staff members may follow up via phone to ask about your recovery process. You may need to schedule a follow-up visit.

Why use FirstMed for your immediate care

Illnesses and injuries can happen at any time. We understand that sometimes it can be difficult to know where to go especially when you need for an English-speaking doctor and staff as a tourist traveling to Rome or an expat living in Rome .


  • All FirstMed medical team and staff are fluent in both English and Italian to ensure your health is never misunderstood. As your health care provider understanding your healthcare conditions can help you get the most out of our service.

  • We cut down on the waiting time at the clinic and get you in to see your doctor as soon as possible.

  • Every member of the FirstMed team is specially trained and prepared. You do not need to worry about the administrative and cultural challenges of international care while you need an immediate care.