Long term health conditions (young people)

Profiles - Women 19-23

Elizabeth - Interview 01

Elizabeth lives at home with her family - mum, dad and younger sister plus two cats. Ethnic background/nationality' White British. At university she applied for Disabled Student Allowance and says it's the best thing you could do.

Helene - Interview 04

Helene lives with her mother and her sister. Finished her A-levels and now works as a beautician. Ethnic background/nationality' African.

Lynsey - Interview 14

Lynsey lives with her husband and works full-time as an Expert Patient Adviser for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.

Sophie - Interview 15

Sophie is a second year university student reading Psychology. Lives in shared accommodation with other female students. Sophie enjoys doing sport as it cleans her chest and makes her feel well. Ethnic background/nationality' British.

Jodie - Interview 18

Jodie is in her final year at university and also works part-time for an insurance company. She plans to go on to do a PhD and wants to be a university lecturer. Jodie does lots of exercise and sports. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.

Kate - Interview 19

Kate is very busy with her final year at university and she also works part-time. Lives at home with her parents. Ethnic background/nationality' White British.

Katie - Interview 23

Katie is at university and lives in shared student accommodation. She says that as you grow older it gets easier to accept your eczema and that a positive attitude and doing the right things to improve it all helps. Ethnic background/nationality' White.

Sara - Interview 27

Sara lives at home with her mother. Her education has been greatly interrupted by her condition but she did an advanced GNVQ in Information Technology and has applied to do an Executive Public Relations course. Ethnic background/nationality' White British

Annette - Interview 31

Annette studies full time and lives at home with her parents and two siblings. Ethnic background/nationality' European.
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