An enchanted forest colors the pediatric emergency room at the Children’s Hospital in Parma –


The pediatric emergency room at the Children’s Hospital is changing face, which thanks to the imagination of Silvio Irilli of Ospedali Dipinti and support from the Chiesi Group has been transformed into an enchanted forest populated by animals, butterflies, dragons, balloons and piercing blue sky ceilings. Entrances, corridors, clinics and hospital rooms are set up with painted panels to accompany the little patients on a fantastic journey that will have them overcoming their fears.

At the presentation of “Bosco in ward”, the author grabbed Silvio Irilli, Alessandro Chiesi, Chief Commercial Officer of the Chiesi Group, Massimo Fabi general manager of the university hospital together with the director of the Maternal-Infantile department Gian Luigi de ‘Angelis. , the director of Emergency Pediatrics Icilio Dodi with the nursing coordinator Giuseppina Nicosia and the staff who will be living in the rooms with the young patients.

Painted Hospitals, founded by Silvio Irilli, is an artistic project that for the past ten years has dressed the wards, especially pediatricians, in Italian hospitals with colors and smiles.

“With Il Bosco in lane, I wanted to create an emotional journey of over 250 square meters of mural, actually set in a forest that shines with the colors of nature – explained the author Silvio Irilli, who illustrated the works – the ceiling” opens “to the sky from which the characters emerge up with musical instruments to greet and encourage with a “concert of emotions” the little patients who have to take the trip on a stretcher.The walls go into the woods, with some characters watching with a smile while others fly over the Palazzo Ducale and The Parma Cathedral, the medieval castle of Torrechiara and the castle of Fontanellato, which underlines the strong bond between this hospital structure and its territory. ” Romagna and at the Parma Hospital. I thank Dr. Icilio Dodi, Director of Emergency Pediatrics and the entire management for enthusiastically welcoming the artistic project. For me, it is also a source of pride to be able to support my artistic message with the medicines, which from today will be able to welcome small patients with an extra color and imagination support ”.

“We are pleased that the pediatric emergency room at Parma Hospital today can show a new face, able to give a smile to the little patients, stimulate their curiosity and imagination – commented Alessandro Chiesi, Chief Commercial Officer of Chiesi Group Chiesi is today the largest B Corp certified biopharmaceutical company, committed to improving the quality of life for people, their families and the communities in which it operates.We think first and foremost of patients as human beings and we believe that it A true approach to care goes far beyond drugs, an approach that characterizes the Children’s Hospital in Parma, where doctors and health professionals work daily for the health of the little ones and put their needs at the center, a spirit in which we recognize ourselves and which we want to contribute I therefore believe that Silvio Irilli’s work tells just that: the cure also through the settings and what they can convey ”.

The astonishment was also painted on the faces of the healthcare staff at the sight of the surroundings enriching an already colorful structure such as the pediatric emergency room and the wards of the children’s hospital.

“It is with great pleasure that we present Bosco in the department – added general manager Massimo Fabi – an initiative born of the creativity of painted hospitals and of Chiesi’s sensitivity that renews an eternally obvious proximity to the Parma hospital. In addition, this reinterpretation of space and ceilings perfectly into the principle of humanization of the environments that inspired the creation of the entire Pietro Barilla Children’s Hospital, designed to care for children and their parents in terms of colors, space and decor.

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