National Centre for Clinical excellence, healthcare quality and safety

Director: Gianni Virgili
phone: (+39) 06 4990 6720



The Centre deals with:

  • driving healthcare towards quality service delivery through evidence-based research and monitoring
  • guiding and supporting the process of continuous improvement of health services, based on high standards of effectiveness, efficiency, quality and appropriateness through research and analysis of available evidence
  • ensuring a rational use of available resources as well as equity in access to care through the use of indicators and the use of fundamental tools such as clinical, diagnostic, therapeutic and care pathways.

National Guidelines System (Sistema Nazionale Linee Guida, SNLG)