Detailed proposals are being developed, with the advisers starting work in the second half of 2008.
The £13 million is for the period 2008-2011. It includes £8 million to support the employer advisory service and £5 million for Jobcentre Plus advisers in GP surgeries.
No details of locations were given.
Health secretary Alan Johnson said: ‘This package is designed to help people keep well and in work.’
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