Around a quarter of GPs currently do not sign authorisation forms for abortions.
It is likely that most, if not all of these, will choose not to continue to work in GP surgeries where abortions are carried out.
In addition, if the Abortion Act is extended to Northern Ireland, it will provoke yet further resignations from both the hospital and GP workforce.
Are not the 200,000 abortions annually already carried out in the UK more than enough?
Dr Trevor Stammers, chairman, Christian Medical Fellowship, south London.