Youth Health

Peel Youth Medical Service (PYMS) provides confidential health services in a safe non-judgmental environment with a focus on young people, aged 12 – 25 years of age.

PYMS aims to promote wellness by improving the mental, social and physical health of young people in the Peel region.

We have a dedicated team of “youth friendly” Doctors, Practice Nurse, Mental Health Social Worker, Case Manager and a co-located Psychologist who can assist with ongoing care, education and counselling. Our friendly reception staff are always ready to assist you.

3 Tier Youth Mental Health Program (3TYMHP)


When We Are Open
Normal open hours are:

Monday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday Case Manager available by appoinment
Contact Us
Phone: 08 9583 5435
Fax: 08 9583 5863
Address: Billy Dower Youth Centre, Dower St, Mandurah WA 6210
Postal Address: PO Box 3156, Mandurah East WA 6210
What We Do
Peel Youth Medical Service offers medical appointments with a GP for all your general health needs and enquiries as well as:
STI Screening Referral to Psychology Services
Counselling Pregnancy Testing
Sexual Health Education Social Work Services
Case Management  

Who We Are

   Doctor - Dr Rupert Backhouse     Practice Manager - Catherine Samuels
   Doctor - Dr Laura Begley     Practice Nurse - Shelley Wright
   Doctor - Dr Dana Luscher     Mental Health Social Worker - Leanne Lange
   Doctor - Dr Sarah Francis     Case Worker - Joseph Gauci
   Doctor - Dr Sindhu Vangapati     Receptionist - Carolyn Knight
  • Our standard appointment time to see the GP is 10 minutes (longer appointments are available on request).
  • If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please call and let us know.
  • All services provided through Peel Youth Medical Service are bulk-billed and therefore free of charge.


For a copy of the Peel Youth Medical Service Practice Information Brochure please click here

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