Youssef El-Gingihy is a GP working in London's Tower Hamlets. He studied medicine, neuroscience and English literature at Oxford University and completed his clinical studies at Guy's, King's & St Thomas' in London. In 2016 he was one of just ten people selected for the Labour Party's NHS think tank. El-Gingihy has been working within the national health service since 2006, and his articles about the health crisis and the privatisation of the NHS have been published widely across British media, including essays in The Independent and The Guardian. The first edition of his book How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps was published by Zero Books in 2015.