Leicester Independent Memory Clinic
Leicester Independent Memory Clinic

How to contact us

Leicester Independent Memory Clinic


at The London Road Clinic 

96 London Road  




0845 6187077


Consultation times

By appointment only; currently Wednesday evening and Friday morning


Hardly a day goes by without new medical knowledge being reported. This section provides you with a selection of interesting news about progress in the understanding and treatment of cognitive disorders and also developments at the Clinic.



Our services

This is an overview of the services we offer. Should you have any questions, you can of course get in touch with us and make an appointment.

Patients with and without private health insurance please note:

We treat both patients with private health insurance and those who are self-paying. We will of course advise you on a case-by-case basis and explain the costs incurred.


Typical charges for consultations are listed below for your information:

New patient consultation (75-90 minutes) - £250

Follow up consultation (30minutes) - £125

Supplimentary phone consultation/discussion - usually no charge


Conditions for which a referral to the clinic may be appropriate:


  • Forgetfulness and any symptoms of poor memory
  • Poor concentration and ‘absent mindedness’
  • Concerns about intellectual decline and disorganisation in later years
  • Advice about mental capacity in respect to important areas of decision-making such as Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Advice about medical aspects of fitness to drive related to cognitive problems


The Leicester Independent Memory Clinic is provided by Dr Richard Prettyman, a consultant Old Age Psychiatrist who has over twenty years experience working in this field.


Dr Prettyman graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1985 and completed General Practice training and basic professional training in Psychiatry in Leicester. Between 1992 and 1995 he was Lecturer in Health Care of the Elderly in Nottingham, undertaking research concerning dementia and ageing and completing his specialist training.


Since 1996 Dr Prettyman has been a consultant Old Age Psychiatrist in Leicester and he currently holds an honorary Senior Lecturer appointment with the University of Leicester. His clinical and research interests focus particularly on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. 



MBChB - Leicester University 1985

Diploma in Geriatric Medicine (Royal College of Physicians of London) - 1987

Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - 1988

Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners - 1989

Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists - 1992

Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists - 2008


Membership of professional societies:

Old Age Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

British Neuropsychiatric Association

British Geriatric Society

International Psychogeriatric Association

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