The new district general hospital is located 3km north of Paphos town. It compise Accident and Out – Patients Departments, X-ray Department, Department of Physical Medicine,Dining Rooms, Kitchen, Central Store, three storey ward Block Montuary and Workshops.
The department providing a total of 150 beds. The building is to insitu reinforced concrete construction design for simplicity and to interfere as little as possible with the planning and servicing.
The cater for seismic and thermal movements the superstruvture was divided into five independent units. Movement joints between the line units are 100m wide.
The building is founded on conventional pad footings.
Vertical and laterals forces due to dead, imposed and earthquake loading are resisted by frame action.