Age at interview: 65
Frank: Frank aged 65 is married with two adult children, and works part time at the local council. He recalls being breathless as a child but misdiagnosed as “bronchial”. He didn’t let on about his illness to friends and workmates. Frank expresses that he grew up in an era when there was little knowledge of asthma and its treatment. More recently there has been information overload. Frank is interviewed with his wife Mirella.